Change ‘hostile approach’ towards opposition: Congress to Centre
Jammu, Feb 26: The Congress on Wednesday said the
Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir administration must change their “hostile
approach” towards opposition to create a conducive political atmosphere in the
It also expressed concern over the violence in Delhi
and appealed to the people to maintain peace and harmony, a spokesperson said
after a meeting of the party unit chaired by J&K Congress president G A Mir
“The meeting lashed out at the hostile approach towards
opposition by the people at the helm of affairs and sought immediate review of
the present approach on political and security environment to create a
conducive atmosphere for routine political activities in Jammu and Kashmir,”
the spokesperson said.
He alleged that “The Centre and UT administration is
not taking any positive step to facilitate a conducive political atmosphere in
Jammu and Kashmir.” The meeting was attended by senior party leaders of the J-K
Congress, the spokesperson added.
During the meeting, party leaders also alleged that the
Jammu and Kashmir administration has “failed” to respond positively to the
demands and problems of the common people, he said.
The Congress leaders also expressed concern over lack
of employment opportunities for the youth in the Union territory and the
“inadequate compensation” given to the paddy farmers of the border belt of
Jammu region who suffered crop loss, the spokesperson added.
The leaders also discussed about the programmes to
reach out to the party cadres and people in the coming days in order to
highlight the problems and issues of different sections of society.